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...The Collection in Context The fall/winter 1984 season featured a sleepwear-inspired look, one that caused journalist Marylou Luther to proclaim: “Say goodnight to ball gowns and jump into jammies.” The trend itself, she claimed, was sparked...

Controversial Catwalk: Comme des Garçons’ “Sleep” Collection, 1995

Barbara Brownie

Barbara Brownie is a Senior Lecturer in Visual Communication at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. She is the author of Transforming Type (Bloomsbury, 2014), co-author of The Superhero Costume (Bloomsbury, 2015), and has contributed to edited collections including Writing Design (Berg, 2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...History and Significance of “Sleep” In January 1995, Comme des Garçons’ premiered its fall/winter collection during Paris Fashion Week. The collection included blue-and-white vertically striped shirts and trousers, paired with matching...
...The Collection in Context Global inspirations were a leading trend for fashion designers in the early 1990s. For this season, there was a magpie approach in menswear design, and fashion designers did not hold back in their interpretations...

Flammability testing and issues specific to children’s products

Deanna Clark-Esposito

Deanna Clark-Esposito is Adjunct Professor of International Business Law at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, Adjunct Professor of Business Law at LIM College, New York City, and Partner of Fashion Compliance and International Trade, at the law firm Schrier Shayne Koenig Samberg and Ryne, also in New York City, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Practical Guide to Fashion Law and Compliance

Fairchild Books, 2018

Book chapter

...The flammability testing of clothing for adults and children’s sleepwear are two of the most frequently performed lab tests done on wearing apparel and represent one of the best known hazards in the fashion industry—flammable fabrics...

Safety Regulations and Guidelines for Wearing Apparel

Janace E. Bubonia

Janace E. Bubonia, PhD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Design, Merchandising and Textiles at Texas Christian University. She has taught classes in design and product development, fashion illustration, fashion show production, promotion, and textile testing among others. She is a member of the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) and the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Apparel Quality : A Guide To Evaluating Sewn Products

Fairchild Books, 2014

Book chapter

...To examine safety regulations for key major consumer markets around the globeTo gain awareness of regulatory bodies overseeing and enforcing safety regulations for apparel itemsTo understand the importance of consumer safety regulations...
...The Collection in Context Fashion designers presenting their spring/summer 1994 menswear collections in Paris—including Jean Paul Gaultier, Paul Smith, Dries Van Noten, Dirk Bikkembergs, and Claude Montana—offered djellaba-like cotton...

Innerwear, Bodywear, Legwear

Elaine Stone

Elaine Stone was Professor Emerita, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sheryl A. Farnan

Sheryl A. Farnan is Professor at Metropolitan Community College, USA, where she teaches merchandising, business and marketing courses. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Dynamics of Fashion

Fairchild Books, 2018

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...History of the women's intimate apparel industryCategories of intimate apparelMerchandising and marketing of intimate apparelMerchandising of men's and children's underwear and sleepwearHistory and organization of the hosiery...

Lingerie

Sharon Czachor

Sharon Czachor is an adjunct instructor in the fashion department of Harper College in Illinois, USA. She has taught construction classes in skirts, blouses, pants, dresses, jackets, as well as classes on flat pattern drafting and draping, introduction to CAD pattern design, stretch knits (sportswear, daywear, and children’s wear), including embellishments. She has also taught at the College of DuPage, Illinois, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sewing with Knits and Stretch Fabrics

Fairchild Books, 2016

Book chapter

...In general, lingerie refers to undergarments or intimate apparel such as camisoles, panties, bras, slips, and bust-iers and includes sleepwear, loungewear (such as thermal undershirts and pants), and bathrobes. According to the Dictionary...
...The Collection in Context With canary yellow, red, lime green, lilac, and cotton candy pink, along with ivory and black, the collection was a visual feast of color. Trench coats were a prominent feature, some in shiny pastel pink and reds...

Invisible Clothing

Classic and Modern Writings on Fashion

Berg, 2009

Encyclopedia entry

...Source: Fashioning the Bourgeoisie: A History of Clothing in the Nineteenth Century (Princeton University Press, 1994), 143–66.Many maladies are caused by … corsets. Thin bodies, narrow shoulders. Out of four two are bones of some promise...